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nichols. then a debate on fracking. >> energy self-sufficient and can ensure -- >> coming from an area that is tougher from the legacy of industrial pollution, there are all saying, dear governor cuomo, we need you to make sure this is an adequate, comprehensive, and it must be completed before any other step in the process moves forward. >> as new york weighs whether to lift a moratorium on fracking, we will host a debate. all that and more coming up. welcome to democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the u.s. congress opened its 113th session thursday, swearing in a record number of women and people of color. new members include the only african-american now serving in the senate, tim scott of south carolina, the first black republican senator in more than 30 years. congress now has a record number of women in both chambers, 81 in the house and 20 in the senate. the house narrowly reelected john boehner as house speaker despite criticism from party conservatives over his handling of the so-called fiscal cliff. the new congress faces another loomin
energy to shift away from fossil fuels and toward clean energy, like wind and solar, but we still have a lot of work to do, particularly on coal exports from queensland. i know in the u.s. be of similar issues with the power vested interest in politics. the u.n. climate talks will continue, countries will continue to make incremental steps, but we will not achieve the really genuine significant deep cuts in carbon pollution until we are able to get to work to do an even stronger movement for climate justice in 2013. >> the u.n. climate summit will be taking place in poland, and massive -- the country massively reliant on coal. australia is the world's largest exporter of coal, the most carbon in tins of fossil fuel. the guardian rights, australians for an average of slightly more carbon per capita than the citizens of the u.s. and more than twice as much as the people of the united kingdom. anna rose, talk about the state of the environmental movement. as you say, nothing will happen until the people push their so- called leaders, but has this massive catastrophic heat wave in australi
opec and establishing energy alliances and that america had been published latin america have been phenomenal. taking those reserves and implementing social programs. granted the opposition will claim the money is being misspent, but the reality is for venezuelans on the ground, it has improved their lifestyle. there has been food programs, health programs, aid for pregnant mothers, pension plans. there has been a new housing program responsible for 20% growth in construction, which is giving venezuela 5.5 growth during 2012. we have seen a dramatic change and that is what gives the hugo chÁvez movement support, and continues to fuel much of the chÁvez movement and process. >> michael shifter, you have been critical of some of this economic growth and have raised the issue in some of your writings that it has been -- that chÁvez fail to diversify the economy. there is the reality venezuela has the lowest income inequality in latin america. could you expand on some of your concerns about the economic development that has occurred under chÁvez? >> i think the results of hugo chÁ
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